Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Stir-Fried Peppers with Pork Fillet


  • 3 tbsp oil, for frying
  • 500g Pork fillet,  averagely 1cm thick slices
  • (Pork can be substitute with beef or chicken fillet)
  • 1 green capsicum,  diced in cube
  • 1 red capsicum, diced in cube
  • 1 big onion, diced
  •  6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 small knob ginger, finely chopped
  • 50g palm sugar
  • 1½ tbsp ground black pepper
  • 1½ tbsp Shao-xing wine
  •  1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  •  1½  chicken stock


  • Heat oil in a wok until it turns hot
  • Add in chopped garlic and ginger
  • Add the pork fillet and stir-fry, splash in the mixed soy sauce, oyster sauce & chicken stock
  • Add in capsicums and onions and toss.
  • Add in sugar and black pepper, stir to melt, and lastly splash in the Shao-xing wine and fry for another half a minute.
  • Remove from wok and serve straight away.

Sunday, 22 April 2012

Steam Pumpkin Cake


3 - eggs
200 gm - sugar
1/2 tsp - salt

160gm - pumpkin (steamed and mashed)
100gm - coconut milk

140gm - corn oil

300gm - flour
2 tsp - double action baking powder
1/2 tsp - sodium bicarbonate

60gm - pumpkin seed

Preheat steamer.
Whip eggs, sugar and salt until creamy.
Whip in the mashed pumpkin and coconut milk until well-blended.
Add in corn oil, mix till well-blended.
Add in sifted flour, double action baking powder and sodium bicarbonate, mix till well-combined.
And lastly, add in pumpkin seed and mix till well-blended.
Pour batter into greased and lined loaf tin.
Steam for 50 minutes.
Remove from steamer and leave it cool before removing it from the tin and serve.

Banana Walnut Cupcake


200gm - Butter
150gm - Soft brown sugar
4 eggs (200gm)
350gm - Plain flour, sifted with 1/2 tsp baking power and 1/4 tsp baking soda
200gm - Ripe bananas, removed skin and mashed
200gm - Walnuts, coarsely chopped

Preheat oven to 180◦C.
Grease cupcake tray or you may use paper cup.
Mix butter and brown sugar and beat until it turns light and fluffy.
Add in all eggs in one go and beat until well blended.
Slowly add in sifted flour, banana, walnuts and mix well.
Pour in batter every paper cup.
Bake for 30 - 40 minutes or until its cooked.
Remove the oven and let it cool for 5 minutes and serve.